Prime Card Holders: Sony WH-1000XM4 for $248 with $24.8 Back

IF you are an Amazon Prime member AND you have an Amazon Prime Card (either the Chase VISA or the Prime Store card or the Prime Secured card), there is a limited time promotion getting you cashback on select purchases.

One of such purchases is the new condition Sony WH-1000X M4 ANC/bluetooth over-ears. It is also currently on sale for a limited time for $248.

So if you are a Prime member and pay for this using one of the eligible Prime credit cards, then you receive $24.8 (10% of $248) back on your Prime card as part of this promotion. You pay $248 for the headphone with your Prime card and you get $24.8 back on your Prime card after that.

Thursday: BOSE takeover at Amazon!

It’s a BOSE takeover day at the Amazon Gold Box daily deals running until 10/14/21 at 11:59pm pacific [or earlier if sold out].

They include the Bose Sleepbuds II for $199, the QC ANC earbuds for $199, the Sport truly wireless for $149, the open sport truly wireless for $179, the QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $249 ($30 more for the headset variant), various audio-playing sunglasses, and more…

Thursday: Voza electrostatic hybrid over-ears with Voza earphones for $49 + S&H

It’s a kinda-electrostatic day at the Meh daily deal running until Thursday 10/14/21 at 11:59pm eastern time [or earlier if sold out]. It is the new condition closed-back wired Voza over-ear Electrostatic Hybrid headphones bundled with Voza earphones, all together now for $49 plus shipping. Shipping is free only if you are a paying Meh-member.

Fun fact: reddit user “obokan” is quoted in the product description for his definition of electrostatic drivers. One more benefit when posting at r/headphones, you may become Meh product-description famous 😉

Tuesday: Senal SMH-1200 Studio Headphones for $60

If you are looking for a Sony MDR-V6 / 7506 type of a headphone but with a more modern (?) twist, good until Tuesday 10/12/21 at 11:59pm eastern time, you can have the new condition wired closed-back over-ear Senal SMH-1200 studio headphones for $60 with free US shipping at B&H Photo in your choice from three color options.

As of the time of writing this averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 106 customer reviews. It includes two detachable cables (coiled and mobile), the obligatory 1/4″ adapter, a storage pouch and a 3-year warranty…

Monday: Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $129 AC

And they are back again, Beyerdynamic at the Newegg daily deals, good until Monday October 11 in 2021 at 11:59pm pacific time, you can have the new condition wired closed-back over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $129 with free US shipping after using limited-time promo code SS2AAZAA24 over there. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg actual.

Are you ready for some treble piercings? 😉

Monday: Beats Studio 3 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $170

If BEATS and BOSE don’t break your audiophile-bones, running until Monday 10/4/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, Amazon USA is offering the new condition closed-back over-ear Beats Studio 3 ANC/BT headphones for $170 with free US shipping and up to three pairs per customer at the sale price…

Speaking of Amazon, running at the same time there’s a storage sale that includes memory cards and external storage (HDD/SSD) and more, because those digital files have to go somewhere 😉

Wedn: Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) for $124 AC

Back to back Beyer-Dayz at the NewEGG dailies, running until Wednesday 9/22/21 at 11:59pm pacific time you can get the new condition wired closed-back over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) for $124 after entering the $35 off limited time promo code shown over there…

Also part of the Wednesday offers is a 256GB Sandisk microSDXC for $32 and a 512GB Samsung for $87. Because the DAPs and PADs and phone/tabs and laptops and cameras too are hungry for more storage 😉

Tuesday: Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO (Tesla) Open Over-Ears for $349 AC

Beyer is making a …dynamic return to the NewEGG daily deals running until Tuesday 9/21/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, you can get the new condition wired open-back over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO (Tesla) for $349 after a $150 off limited time promo code shown over there… This is sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, not iffy marketplace sellers…

But that’s not all. The teaser for the Wednesday dailies shows that the DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) closed over-ears will be one of the dailies. The sale price will be revealed when it goes live over there…

Back to the Tuesday dailies, there’s two more items of potential related interest on offer:

+ AUKEY EP-T21S Move Compact II truly-wireless for $21

+ Klipsch Reference Theater Pack 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System for $289

Sunday: Beats Solo PRO, Klipsch R610F, Etc

Beats headlines the Sunday 9/19/21 Best Buy daily deals with their SOLO PRO closed-back on-ears with ANC/BT going for $180…

Audio action at the Sunday NewEGG dailies as well with the Corsair HS80 gaming headset for $140 after limited time promo code, and the KLIPSCH R-610F floor-standing speaker going for $179 after a whooping $210 limited time promo code shown over there…

Tuesday: Beyerdynamic DT 770 (80 ohm) for $129 AC

Beyerdynamic makes its triumphant return to the NewEGG daily deals, running until 9/14/21 at 11:59pm pacific time (or earlier if sold out) they are offering the new condition wired closed-back over-ear DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $129 with free US shipping thanks to limited time promo code 93XRY53 entered at the NewEGG shopping cart during this limited-time promotion…

A LOT has been written about this model and its 880 and 990 cousins and the competition. The internet search button is your friend!

EU: Philips X2HR Open Over-Ears for 100 euro

For those shopping in the unUnited States of Europe, aka The European Onion, aka the European Union, Amazon Germany is having a limited time sale on the new condition open-back over-ear Philips X2HR/00 offered for 100 euro with free shipping in Germany and such…

At the same price, a dueling banjos sale, is the new condition Sennheiser HD 599 open-back over-ears…

Used Hifiman HE-400SE Open Planars for $131

Organic and manufacturer hype trains come and go in the world of audiophoolia, sometimes you get bang for the buck, sometimes you are just getting something to keep up with the Zeoses 😉

If you are planar-curious, but don’t want to drop big money, the new Hifiman HE 400 SE seems to be generating its own hype wave. Its new condition price at various sellers is $150 but if you are fond of paying even less, or helping “cycle” used headphones in the market, as of the time of writing, used prices start at $131 (“Used – Good” condition) at the Amazon website. Look for the USED options on the right-hand side of the desktop website…

If you have trouble locating the USED segment in Amazon’s ever-so-expanding product pages, this particular link automatically opens up popup-style the USED listing…

I haven’t yet jumped on this bandwagon but the price is definitely right on these. Stay tuned because I already have a backlog of headphonalia for blog-reviewing 🙂

PS: if you prefer new condition, you can get it for $150 at Amazon (links above) and at NewEgg (from the Hifiman NewEgg store)

Thursday: Mpow M12 TW for $15, Sennheiser HD 2.30i On-Ears for $18

Sennheiser picks up the baton at the NewEGG daily deals, good until Thursday 9/9/21 at 11:59pm pacific time you can have the new condition closed-back on-ear Sennheiser HD 2.30i for $18 with free US shipping after entering the limited time promo code CESE92D over there. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg actual…

The offer is only available on the white color scheme with the iOS button configuration. Keep in mind the buttons work, albeit partially, on other phones…

Also part of the Thursday dailies is the new condition Mpow M12 truly-wireless going for $15 with free US shipping. This one is sold and shipped by the Mpow Store at NewEgg. Despite the low price this is bluetooth 5.0 and the case charges via USB-C.

It also has the quick charge / quick use option, 10 minutes of charging gives you one hour of playback per the product page.

Monday: Panasonic TW, Anker, Sony M3

All of a sudden, the daily deals of various retailers decided to feature headphones! These offers below are for Monday August 30 in 2021:

At Woot, they have the new condition Panasonic RZ-S500W truly-wireless going for $38 with a 1-year Panasonic warranty. They must have a LOT of them because the limit is an unusually high 25 per customer. Which means after the daily deal is done, they will get recycled in the various other longer-running Woot Plus type of deals over there…

The leader of the pack at the Best Buy dailies is the new condition Sony WH-1000X M3 ANC/Bt over-ears going for $180…

Finally at Amazon, there’s a trio of Anker Soundcore Life closed-back over-ear wireless headphones going from $45 to $97~…

Meanwhile the teaser for Tuesday 8/31/21 at the NewEgg shellshockers show the return of Beyerdynamic’s over-ears, but also a 1More truly-wireless option. As usual, the prices will be revealed when the offers go live…

Thur: Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Over-Ears for $459AC

Back to back Beyerdynamics at the NewEgg daily deals, this time around running until 8/26/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, you can get the new condition wired open-back over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO for $459 after using the limited time promo code 93XRV27 shown over there… Up to three per customer… Sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, not iffy marketplace sellers…

Wedn: Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC/BT Over-Ears for $174

Among the NewEgg dailies, good until 8/25/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, it is the new condition Beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC/BT Over-Ears for $174 with free US shipping, up to three per customer. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg actual…

Sunday: Sony WH-1000X, Plantronics BackBeat, Bose ANC, Yamaha x Klipsch System Bundle, Etc

A couple of round-up sales among the Sunday 8/22/21 Woot daily deals include headphones. Offer runs until 11:59pm central or earlier if sold out!

The Erratic Audio sale [PRO marketing tip: don’t name a sale with a word that shared a root with “error” LOL] includes:

  • grade A refurbished Sony WH-1000X M4 ANC/BT over-ears for $180 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • new condition previous generation WH-1000X M3 for $200 with 1-year Sony warranty
  • grade A refurbished Sony WH-XB900N (XB = Extra Bass) ANC/BT over-ears for $100 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • Plantronics BackBeat Fit 6100 bluetooth over-ears for $65 with 1-year Plantronics warranty
  • Plantronics BackBeat Fit 350 earhook bluetooth earphones for $22 with 1-year warranty
  • grade A refurbished Sony WF-1000X M3 ANC/BT Alexa truly-wireless for $70 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • bluetooth speakers of different kinds from JBL and Sony

Then we have the Tech Favorite sale which includes the new condition BOSE QC35 II ANC/BT over-ears for $195 with a 1-year Bose warranty…

Then there’s this crazy bundle:
+ Yamaha TSR-700 7.1 Channel AV Receiver with 8K HDMI and MsicCast
+ Klipsch Reference 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System Bundle
+ together for $660
+ Klipsch items with 5-year warranty, Yamaha with 1-year

H&A Closed Over-Ear studio headphones for $13

Good until Sunday 8/22/21 at 10am eastern (or earlier if sold out) Adorama is offering as part of their daily deals the new condition wired closed-back over-ear H&A studio headphones for $13 with free US shipping…

As of the time of writing, these average 4.8 out of 5 based on just eight customer reviews.

Thursday: Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC/bluetooth Over-Ears for $189

Headphones return to the Meh daily deals, it is the new condition Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC/bluetooth closed-back over-ears going for $189 with free shipping for members or flat shipping for non-members. Note however that these get a 90-day Meh warranty, not the usual Bose warranty. Not sure why…

Saturday: Random Audio Sale with headphones includes JVC HA-RX330 Closed Over-Ears for $5

Portable Audio killed the Radio Star? It’s not a song but a music-gear meta-essay waiting to be written? Well, may be it has already been written. Regardless, I’m not going to be the one writing it 🙂

But we have lots of portable audio offers in the Woot Random Audio sale running until Saturday 8/7/21 at 11:59pm central {or earlier if sold out}:

A total of 25 products are participating in the sale including headphones and earphones, mostly of the “mass market” kind…

NOTE: there are too many items to check individually, some are new condition, some refurbished; I am not checking – check at the individual Woot product page for any item(s) you might be interested in…

  • Sony WH-710N ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $75 (we have a text and pictures unboxing of the previous generation model here)
  • Beats Solo PRO ANC/bluetooth on-ears for $145
  • Skullcandy Venue ANC/bluetooth over-ears (Grade A) for $70
  • Panasonic Retro Wireless ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $50 (we have a text-n-pictures unboxing of a previous similar model (without ANC))
  • four JBL wireless/ANC type of over-ears
  • Skullcandy Crusher bluetooth over-ears for $70
  • and yes, one wired closed over-ear headphone, the JVC HA-RX330 for $5 (up to ten per customer; 90-day Woot warranty)

There’s also a bundle of sorts, the AmazonBasics Gaming Headset with a separate PC desktop mixer, together for $23, up to two per customer, in new condition with a 1-year AmazonBasics warranty to boot. The price is right for accessory cannibalization? (includes one audio and one USB cable) 🙂

Also included in the random audio sale are eight name-brand truly-wireless earphones as follows:

  • two Sony, including the WF-1000X M3 for $70 (Grade A)
  • three “Grade A” from Samsung including the Buds Plus for $45, the Buds LIVE for $65, and the Buds PRO for $100
  • three JBL Tune as well

Then we have two necklace style bluetooth earphone options (Philips ActionFits ($17 to $26) and HyperX Cloud Buds for $32).

Finally, they have four JBL bluetooth speakers of the small to smaller size…

Friday: Beyerdynamic DT 880 PRO (250 ohm) for $184AC, Etc

Beyerdynamic strikes again at the NeWegg dailies, running until 8/6/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, you can get the new condition wired semi-open over-ear DT 880 PRO (250 ohm) for $184 after the limited time promo code shown over there…

The other dailies include an AUKEY EP-T31 truly-wireless bluetooth 5 set for $20, a 64GB TeamGroup microSDXC for $6.50 (further savings through an optional combined-savings-discount offer), a Denon AVR-X6700H 11.2 8K AV receiver for $2600 but you get a promotional $600 gift card with it, and more…

Tascam TH-200X Closed Over-Ears for $30 w/FS

Headphones return to the Musician’s FRiend daily deal, running until Tuesday at 8am ET (or earlier if sold out). It is the new condition wired closed-back over-ear Tascam TH-200X going for $30 with free US shipping…

Sunday: Apple AirPods MAX Over-Ears for $470

Whether you can’t resist the Cupertino Temptations, or you want them so you can compare to your other headphones [and show those iPhone-fanboys that true headphones sound a lot better than Apple/Beats], you have until Sunday 8/1/21 at 11:59pm central time {or earlier if sold out} to get the new condition Apple Airpods MAX closed-back ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $470 as one of the Woot daily deals.

They come with a 1-year Apple warranty. Up to two pairs per customer at the sale price. Prime members get free shipping, otherwise you pay a flat shipping for purchases made during the calendar day…

Wedn: Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $134 AC

They are back! Good until Wednesday 7/28/21 at 11:59pm pacific time, among the NewEGG daily dealz you can get the new condition wired closed-back over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $134 after using limited time promo code 93XRN83 over there. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg itself. This is the “default promo code sale price”…

Beyerdynamic returns at Mon and Tue NewEGG’s

Beyerdynamic is making a comeback at the NewEGG daily deals as follows:

+ Monday 7/26/21 the new condition DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) closed wired over-ears going for $134 after limited time promo code 93XRN49 shown over there
+ sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, up to five per customers

+ Tuesday 7/27/21 the Creator 24 Bundle featuring the Beyerdynamic DT 240 PRO headphones and a FOX PRO USB studio microphone
+ the sale price will be revealed over there on Tuesday

Headphone sale at Massdrop!

Hide your e-wallets because there is a limited time Summer Sale at Massdrop ~ now known as “Drop” but for me, it will always be “Massdrop” 🙂

Among the headphone-alia, they have the following in the “OverOns” category (over-ears, on-ears):

  • Beyerdynamic x DT 1770 GO closed over-ears for $349
  • Massdrop X Focal Elex over-ears for $599
  • Drop + Sennheiser PC38X gaming headset for $139
  • PC37X of above for $95
  • Drop+ HiFiMAN HE-4XX for $159, HE-5XX for $199
  • Drpo+ Koss GRM-54X gaming headset for $29

Then among the earphones they have:

  • Massdrop NuForce Stride bluetooth for $15
  • Massdrop x MEE Audio Pinnacle PX for $49
  • Massdrop x Noble Luxe for $39
  • Drop+ Master & Dynamic MW07 GO truly wireless for $135

And on the DAC/amp front (but no DAPs):

  • Drop+ THX-AAA 789 linear amplifier for $249
  • Drop O2 + SDAC dac/amp for $129

Saturday Headphones Party at Woot!

It’s a headphones party at the Woot daily deals running until Saturday 7/24/21 at 11:59pm central time {or earlier if sold out}:

At the Tech Favorite sale they have these options:

  • refurbished Sony WH-1000X M4 ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $180 with a 1-year warranty from the refurbisher
  • international (grey market) Samsung Galaxy Buds+ truly-wireless for $63 with a 90-day Woot warranty
  • Apple Airpods 2 with wired charging case for $110 with a 1-year Apple warranty
  • also: Klipsch Reference surround system
  • three Sony “Extra Bass” bluetooth speakers

In parallel, at the Woot Random Audio sale they have these offerings:

  • refurbished Sony WH-1000X M3 ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $145 with a 1-year warranty from the refurbisher
  • refurbished Sony WH-XB-900N “Extra Bass” ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $100 with a 1-year warranty from the refurbisher
  • AKG Y100 neckband bluetooth earphones for $38
  • HELM Audio Bolt DAC/Headphone Amplifier, USB-C to 3.5mm (MQA Playback, THX Certified, Android, iOS and PC Compatible) for $85 with 1-year warranty
  • AmazonBasics bookshelf speakers for $25 (WOW!)
  • more Sony bluetooth (mostly) speakers
  • Sony CM-TS-BT-100 Micros Shelf System with Bluetooth for $100
  • Klipsch BAR49 surround system for $480
  • Harman Kardon DPR A/V receiver for $700

Maximum quantities vary by product. Shipping is free for Prime members (you have to connect your Woot and Prime accounts, a one-time affair). Non-Prime members pay a flat shipping fee (I believe $6) for all purchases made during a single calendar day..

Wedn: BeyerD DT 1990 PRO for $459AC

Beyer-D is back at the Newegg deals du jour, this offer good until 7/21/21 at 11:59pm pacific [or before that IF it sells out]. It is the new condition open-back wired over-ear Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Tesla headphone going for $459 after the $140 off promo code shown over there…

Monday: Sennheiser Momentum ANC/BT Over-Ears, Alienware, Corsair

More headphone action at the Best Buy dailies, this round is good until 7/20/21 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sennheiser Momentum Wireless ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $313

+ Corsair VIRTUOSO RGB Wireless Stereo Gaming Headset for $150

+ Alienware AW510H Wired 7.1 Gaming Headset – Dark Side of the Moon for $70
+ open-box at $56

Monday: BOSE, Sennheiser HD 206, JBL, Razer, HyperX, EPOS, Etc

Busy headphones day at the Monday July 19 in 2021 daily deals!

We start at the Newegg daily deals where they offer the new condition BOSE QuietComfort 35 II noise-cancelling gaming headset going for $299 with free US shipping. Up to five per customer. Sold and shipped by NeWegg proper…

Then we have a big headphones sale at Woot featuring 15 options, half of which are gaming headsets. Among them:

+ Sennheiser HD 206 closed over-ears for $32
+ with 2-year Sennheiser warranty

+ Sennheiser AMBEO (iOS) for $64

+ gaming headsets from Sennheiser and EPOS

+ gaming headsets from RAZER and HyperX

+ three JBL Club ONE over-ears and one truly-wireless

STILL NOT DONE though, at the Adorama daily deals they have the new condition SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC, together going for $200 with free US shipping… This offer expires Tuesday 7/20/21 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out…

AND FINALLY we have another gaming headset, this one at the Monday Best Buy dailies they have the HP OMEN Mindframe Prime Wired Gaming Headset going for $100… There also they have the JBL Under Armour Project Rock truly-wireless for $90…

Friday: Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $134AC

Beyerdynamic is back at the NewEGG dailies, this offer good until Friday 7/16/21 at 11:59pm pacific time. It is a recurring offer, you can get the new condition closed-back over-ear wired DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $134 after using the limited time promo code shown over there. Up to three per customer. Sold and shipped by NewEgg…

UPDATE: also good for Friday in the pacific time zone, Amazon’s Kindle daily deals include a book about music, going for $2. It is the “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio: How the Swampers Changed American Music” written by Carla Jean Whitley. It averages, as of the time of writing, 4.3 out of 5 based on 89 customer ratings…

Saturday: refurbished w/1-yr warranty: Sony 1000XM3 for $200, Bose QC35 II for $210

As of the time of writing there are 28 audio-related items in the Woot Random Audio sale good until Saturday 7/10/21 at 11:59pm central [or earlier if sold out; one has already sold out (KEF Q750 floor speaker for $550) as of the time of writing]. Among them:

+ 2-pack of Sony MDR-EX15-AP earphones (stubby shallow-insertion kind) for $10 total with a 90-day Sony warranty

+ factory refurbished BOSE QuiteComfort QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $210 with a 1-year BOSE warranty

+ factory refurbished Sony WH-1000X-M3 ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $200 with a 1-year Sony warranty

+ among the rest of the items there are bookshelf and floor speakers, monitors, portable bluetooth speakers, ceiling-cat speakers, and such

Wedn: Sony WH-1000X M3 ANC/Bluetooth Over-Ears for $190

Good during Wednesday June 30 in 2021, the headliner deal of the day at the Best Buy website is the new condition closed-back over-ear Sony wH-1000X Mark III headphone going for $190 with free US shipping. This is the previous generation model.

Plenty has been written about it and it has been compared with various other competing products in the popular and populous name-brand ANC/bluetooth over-ears category…

Sunday: Verisonix I502C hybrid electrostatics for $39

Headphones return to the daily deals, this time around it is at the Meh website good until 6/27/21 at 11:59pm eastern time, it is the new condition Verisonix I502C Pro DJ Monitoring Hybrid Electrostatic going for $39 with free shipping for paying Meh members.

It is available in two color schemes. They are collapsible (folding), with 32 ohm impedance, carrying pouch, audio cable and a tiny little 90-day warranty.

I have not seen or heard them. If you are curious there is a discussion of this at the Meh forum page for this particular offer. It’s the link that says “More Product Specs” or the link (for them) on the right side of the page.

Wedn: Ultrasone headphones with Manfrotto Tripod combos for $900 (two options)

And we are back to the totally unexpected headphone bundles. Good until 6/23/21 at 11:59 eastern time, B&H Photo is offering, as part of their daily deals, two bundles that consist of Ultrasone headphones and Manfrotto 504X tripods. The discount happens automatically in the shopping cart via an automated coupon…

+ Ultrasone Edition M Black Pearl Plus over-ears bundled with the Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head & 645 FAST Aluminum Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader, together for $900

+ Ultrasone Edition 8 EX bundled with the Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head & MVTTWINMC Carbon Fiber Tripod with Mid-Level Spreader, together for $900